Emil Verner is an Assistant Professor of Finance at MIT Sloan School of Management.

Verner’s research focuses on the connection between financial markets and the macroeconomy in both advanced and emerging markets. His recent research examines the role of household credit markets in amplifying business cycle fluctuations. In related work, Verner has also studied the real economic consequences of banking sector distress during financial crises around the world over the past 150 years.

Verner received his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Copenhagen and his PhD in economics from Princeton University.

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How Populists Use Economics to Exploit Crisis

Video | May 13, 2020

MIT Sloan Assistant Professor Emil Verner discusses his research into credit markets, and the role of economics in the rise of populism.


Private Debt Initiative

Event Conference | Hosted by Private Debt | Jun 20–21, 2019

Shaped by the 2008 financial crisis, a new generation of economists is expanding the boundaries of economic thinking on credit cycles, private debt, and financial stability.